Peter, we know you're a feminist and that's great...but why do you have to support Mysandrists? Being an equality-feminist is better than being some whiney bitch like Anita Sarkeesian, who leeches off of actual feminist activists and steals all their thunder. - a girl
Well hey, “a girl,” I actually have not paid any attention at all to Sarkeesian in this issue. Nor have I paid much attention to other people. When stuff goes down around an internet personality, I go immediately to their tweets. The person. That person.
The conversation with the gentleman from DoubleFine is what pissed me off. It’s extremely misogynist to imply men are objectified in the same way as women in games.
It’s not what other people are saying, it’s what JonTron has said that has me mad. I don’t really care if his attackers are pretending to be feminists or are real feminists. Neutrality is supporting inequality as is attempting to hijack a legitimate women’s issue in gaming for men. Men are not objectified in the same way. In fact, they aren’t objectified. They are stereotyped, but men are main characters most of the time, they have agency, they have choices, they have humanity.
I’m not an attacker. I’m a pissed off person who likes JonTron. He’s funny as shit, but he is an influential person. He guides many young minds. I can’t support people who have had as much success as he has and not spent the time educating himself on social issues before talking about it.
Sorry, but “not all men”-style responses irk the shit out of me.
Also, if you are talking about how being an “equality-feminist” is great then call a female person a bitch, I have a feeling you’re not “a girl.”
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